51 Scripture Verses on Health and Healing

June 30, 2016

Happy Thursday sweet friends! I am often told by very dear and well-meaning people, "I am praying for you" or "I am praying for your health" or "I am praying for your healing". 

ALL of these things are wonderful and I am so grateful and thankful for the time that people pray for me and my health. But I am also asked by those who are closest to me, "I pray for your health everyday, but sometimes I don't know what to pray anymore at this stage of the journey." I have been thinking a lot about how to respond to this recently and wanted to share with y'all 51 healing scriptures that I pray over myself every single morning and throughout the day. 

While this doesn't address everything to pray for and is definitely not a "formula" I do hope and pray that this is a good starting point for you if you are looking for verses on the topic of health and healing in the Bible. These verses bring me such comfort, joy, peace, and strength every single day during this season! I hope it encourages you today!

"If you listen carefully to the Lord your God and do what is right in his eyes, if you pay attention to His commands and keep all His decrees, I will not bring on you any of the diseases I brought on the Egyptians, for I am the Lord who heals you."
-Exodus 15:26-

"Worship the Lord your God, and His blessing will be on your food and water. I will take away sickness from among you."
-Exodus 23:25-

"The Lord will keep you free from every disease. He will not inflict on you the horrible diseases you knew in Egypt, but He will inflict them on people who hate you."
-Deuteronomy 7:15-

"This day I call the heavens and the earth as witnesses against you that I have set before you life and death, blessings and curses. Now choose life, so that you and your children may live."
-Deuteronomy 30:19-

"Not one of all the Lord's good promises to Israel failed, every one was fulfilled."
-Joshua 21:45-

"I love you, Lord my strength. The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation. The cords of death entangled me; the torrents of destruction overwhelmed me. The cords of the grave coiled around me; the snare of death confronted me. In my distress I called to the Lord... I cried to my God for help... He rescued me from my powerful enemy..."
-Psalm 18:1-6, 17-

"With long life I will satisfy him and show him my salvation."
-Psalm 91:16-

"Praise the Lord, my soul; all my inmost being praise His holy name. Praise the Lord, my soul and forget me all His benefits, who forgives all your sins and heals all of your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love and compassion, who satisfies your desires with good things so that your youth is renewed like the eagle."
-Psalm 103:1-5-

"He sent out His word and healed them; He rescued them from the grave."
-Psalm 107:20-

"I will not die but live, and will proclaim what the Lord has done."
-Psalm 117:17-

"My son, pay attention to what I say; turn your ear to my words. Do not let them out of your sight, keep them within your heart, for they are life to those who find them and health to one's whole body."
-Proverbs 4:20-22-

"I will restore you to health and heal your wounds."
-Jeremiah 30:17-

"I will repay you for the years the locusts have eaten- the great locust and the young locust, the other locusts and the locust swarm."
-Joel 2:25-

"Let the weakling say, I am strong"
-Joel 3:10-

"...trouble will not come a second time.."
-Nahum 1:9-

"Test me in this", says the Lord Almighty, "and see if I will not throw open the floodgates of Heave and pour out so much blessing that there will be room enough to store it."
-Malachi 3:10-

"Have faith in God," Jesus answered. "Truly I tell you if anyone says to this mountain, 'Go, throw yourself into the sea, and does not doubt in their heart but believes that what they say will happen, it will be done for you."
-Mark 11:22-23-

"The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life and have it to the full."
-John 10:10-

"And if the Spirit of Him who raised Jesus from the dead is living in you, He who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies because of His spirit who lives in you."
-Romans 8:11-

"The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds. We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ."
-2 Corinthians 10:4-5-

"Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us, for it is written: "Cursed is everyone who is hung on a pole." He redeemed us in order that the blessing given to Abraham might come to the Gentiles through Christ Jesus, so that by faith we might receive the promise of the Spirit."
-Galatians 3:13-14-

"Finally, be strong in the Lord and in His mighty power. Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil's schemes. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the Heavenly realm. Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand. Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place, and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace. In addition to all of this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one. Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God."
-Ephesians 6:10-17

"...for it is God who works in you to will and to act in order to fulfill his good purpose."
-Philippians 2:13-

"For the spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love, and self-discipline."
-2 Timothy 1:7-

"Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful."
-Hebrews 10:23-

"So do not throw away your confidence for it will be richly rewarded."
-Hebrews 10:35-

"Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever."
-Hebrews 13:8-

"He himself bore our sins in his body on the cross, so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness; by His wounds you have been healed."
-I Peter 2:24-

"This is the confidence we have in approaching God that if we ask anything according to His will He hears us. And if we know that He hears us-whatever we ask- we know that we have what we asked of Him."
-I John 5:14-15-

"Dear friend, I pray that you may enjoy good health and that all may go well with you, even as your soul is getting along well."
-3 John 2-

"They triumphed over him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony; they did not love their lives so much as to shrink from death."
-Revelation 12:11-

If you would like me to email you a word copy of these verses please send me an email and I will be happy to email them to you!! Are you looking for suggestions on how to personally pray for those who are struggling with a chronic illness? Check out my post on 12 Things to Pray for Someone Struggling with a Chronic Illness Series by clicking HERE.


  1. What a great list! Pinning this! Thanks so much for sharing!

    1. Aww thanks friend!! I am so glad that you found it helpful!! Praying for you sweet lady!
      :) Rebecca

  2. Thank you for sharing this! I have a few friends who are very ill. I will keep these handy. It's heartbreaking to hear some of these stories.

    1. Hi Daisy, Thank you so much for stopping by and leaving such a sweet comment. I am so sorry to hear that you have a few friends who are very ill. What a wonderful friend you are to be walking the road with them. Truly I am sure they are so grateful for your support! Thank you again for stopping by!
      Rebecca :)
      p.s. I would love to have emailed you back directly but unfortunately you are a "no reply blogger". I hope to be able to connect with you more in the future!

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